Humans, On Rights is an intellectual and stimulating conversation with human rights grassroots influencers, community leaders, policymakers, advocates and educators about their passion to become human rights champions. Humans, On Rights host Stuart Murray, the Inaugural President & CEO of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will explore with his guest the power of a positive outcome when you connect the three human rights dots - Education. Mobilization. Take Action.
Shannon Sampert is a political analyst and media specialist who serves as a bridge between th academy and the community. As a former journalist, she explores the intersections of media, politics, and gender. Sampert is a sought-after media commentator during Canadian elections and for her expertise in areas such as political communications and sexism. She cut her teeth in media at the tender age of 15 while working for a radio station in Wetaskiwin, Alberta. From there she got into producing documentaries and found herself as the only female on the Editorial Board of the daily Winnipeg Free Press. Always energetic, Sampert shares her hopes and concerns as we talk about World Press Freedom Day and the role the media have in raising public awareness for the right of free expression.
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